IU Track and Field Finishes Competition at USA Track and Field Championships
June 28, 2009
EUGENE, Ore. - The Indiana men's and women's track and field teams completed competition in the 2009 USA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., on Sunday, June 28.
Rising sophomore Chelsea Blanchard placed eighth in the junior women's 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:35.70. Classmate Kaylan Comer also competed on Sunday and placed eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase when she crossed the finish line in 11:30.66.
On the men's side, rising sophomore Andy Bayer placed eighth in the 1,500-meters with a time of 3:55.42 in the junior race. Also competing at the junior level were rising sophomores Olu Olamigoke and Rex Parker in the triple jump. Olamigoke finished in eighth place with a mark of 14.94 meters (49-00.25). He reached his best mark on his first and second attempts of the day. Parker followed in ninth place with a mark of 14.81 meters (48-07.25). He recorded his best mark on his third attempt.
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